Platystele propinqua

Platystele propinqua

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Platystele
Species: Pls. propinqua
Binomial name
Platystele propinqua
(Ames) Garay 1968

Platystele propinqua is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Platystele.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single successive 5 mm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in Costa Rica at elevations around 1800 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The Closely Related Platystele


    • Pleurothallis propinqua Ames 1923

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